An elaborate car theft ring was busted in San Jose after workers at gyms caught on to the scheme.
Police said the service, which lets customers reserve rental cars by the hour or day in designated areas, had 76 of their vehicles mysteriously disappear over a six-week span.
One week after a thief stole an idling car in Fairfield with a boy sleeping inside, prompting a statewide Amber Alert, the number of vehicles being stolen with the keys left inside is on the rise.
A suspected car thief who was shot and killed by police in Concord on Wednesday night after allegedly ramming a patrol car has been identified as 26-year-old Jose Avalos of Bay Point, a police lieutenant said Thursday.
Officers shot a suspected car thief following a police chase in Contra Costa County Wednesday night.
Members of an Alameda County auto theft task force shut down an illegal chop shop and made two arrests in an early morning probation search in Oakland this week, officials said Wednesday.
A 24-year-old Oakland man was arrested in connection with stealing a car from a Belmont auto dealership last Sunday, Belmont police said.
A San Francisco Supervisor is hoping to lessen the pain for people who get their cars stolen and then have to pay towing and storage fees if the car is found.
A San Leandro police dog honored for his performance in a recent K-9 competition showed off his effectiveness on the job by helping nab a suspected car thief.
Police are looking for two suspects who robbed a man outside his home in Pleasant Hill on Friday afternoon.